Tag Archives: Money Coaches Canada

How to Enjoy Summer Without a Debt Hangover

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada There is something about summer that makes us loosen the reins on our routines. We tend to eat more treats, and we let the kids stay up later. We enjoy more time with … Continue reading

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Women and Work: Canada’s Economic Crossroads

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada The world happiness report was recently released by the United Nations and Canada ranked #7 out of 156 countries. The report rates countries based on income, healthy life expectancy, social support, … Continue reading

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7 Stages of Financial Well-Being® – Where do you stand?

By Karin Mizgala, BA Psyc, MBA, CFP® We are just over three months into 2018 – 25% of the year is in the rear-view mirror. How are your financial New Year’s resolutions holding up? Are you doing better financially? If … Continue reading

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Women, Money and Power: How Times are Changing for the Better

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But IWD is about more than one day; the theme … Continue reading

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5 Ways A Money Coach Can Help You Win Your Own Financial Olympics

By Christine Williston, B.A., FPSC Level 1® In preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, our nation set out to “Own the Podium.” That program is still delivering the results as the recently concluded PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games aptly demonstrated. … Continue reading

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RRSP vs RESP: How to Make the Right Choice?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada From the moment our children are born we want the best for their future. Success is never guaranteed, but we hope to be able to offer them opportunities. And what better … Continue reading

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Exchange Traded Funds: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds or other securities carefully chosen by a fund … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy the Holiday Season without Paying for It in January

By Liisa Tatem, CPA, CA, CBV, CFDS, FPSC Level 1® Christmas can be like a runaway sleigh. You’re bundled up and warm, enjoying the dips and turns of holiday fun, when you realize that your budget bounced off the sleigh into … Continue reading

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Can money make you happy? Try giving some away.

By Sabine Lay Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843. Most people know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly man who transforms his life after three spirits teach him the joy of giving. It seems Dickens was way … Continue reading

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Give The Gift of Financial Independence this Holiday Season

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® The holidays are a time of giving, but many Canadians are tired of spending money on “stuff” that is soon forgotten by kids and adults alike. As a result, there is growing interest in gifts that … Continue reading

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